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Letters to the Editor: Public offices forced to expand staff since gun-enforcement ban

Started Apr 3, 2013 0 Replies

    Nearly two years ago, Florida’s Legislature enacted a law that banned any city or county from enforcing gun and ammunition restrictions. This law lifted long-standing ordinances banning weapons…Continue

Tags: letter, ban, gun enforcement, Anne M. Gannon, Palm Beach County

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Dick Spagna commented on Chris Felker's blog post Revised iPic plan gets yes vote from Delray commission
"Living across Federal Highway from the proposed theater, my primary concern is traffic safety. As I stated on August 20 in a letter to the editor of the Sun Sentinel: Having attended the Delray Beach City Commission meeting at which the iPic…"
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"I have spoken to Mr. Slominski many times about these issues. He is earnest and honest in his intentions. I applaud him for his efforts and his creative approach to a resolution. Hopefully more residents will hear his message and join the discussion."
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Roxann Levitsky commented on Chris Felker's blog post Business Spotlight: Sail Inn aims to keep old spirit in remodeled digs
"Great news!  My husband will be thrilled as the Sail is one of the reasons he chose Delray many years ago when he moved from Lake Worth.  Best of luck and many prosperous years."
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""In May of 1925, the Town of Boca Raton was incorporated at the height of the Florida land boom. The town council commissioned noted society architect Addison Mizner to plan a world-class resort community. " from bocahistory.org The cherry…"
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No One Important commented on Chris Felker's blog post Letter to the Editor: RICO suit stressful for defendant
"Chris well written!  But don't you know that when you ask questions or request documents you are labeled a trouble maker... And sadly you are treated like one Guess you know now....*sigh*"
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"So perhaps I am confused and please correct me if I am.  Because the TOWN CHOSE to take legal action against residents that took an interest in town documents.  That the town did NOT want to provide.... Residents are being blamed for the…"
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Christopher O'Hare commented on Chris Felker's blog post Along the Coast: Memories ... Gulf Stream woman’s sketchbook records a rapidly changing area
"What a delightful story. And what a charming and graceful person Mrs. Foltz must be. Character apparently developed over a lifetime of observation and creativity. How fortunate will those be who are privileged to view her sketchbooks."
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Highland Beach: Residents could reap benefit of rare tax rate reduction

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:47pm 0 Comments

By Rich Pollack



    Thanks to significant increases in overall property values and several hundred thousand dollars’ worth of cuts to the town’s proposed 2015-2016 budget, Highland Beach residents are likely to see their municipal tax rate drop for the first time since 2011.

    Town commissioners have discussed the possibility of cutting the operating tax rate from $3.95 per $1,000 of assessed value to $3.70 or less per $1,000. The overall tax rate, including…

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Boca Raton: Proposed tax rate dips slightly from previous year

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:44pm 0 Comments

By Sallie James



    Boca Raton would add four code enforcement officers, four firefighter/paramedics and five new police officers under a proposed 2015-2016 municipal budget that holds the line on property taxes and adds two new programs and new personnel for city beautification.

    The good news for taxpayers is that the city property tax rate would be slightly down from a year ago under the proposed $625 million 2015-2016 budget. The budget includes 34 new…

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Boca Raton: Docks not likely at new Houston’s waterfront restaurant

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

By Steve Plunkett



    The proposed Houston’s restaurant at the old Wildflower site will have a breathtaking view of the Intracoastal Waterway, but it won’t have docks, the developer says.

    And a fence will block access on the waterfront walkway to the boat launch area at adjacent Silver Palm Park, said Glenn Viers, vice president of the Hillstone Restaurant Group, which the city chose to build the eatery.

    Viers told a crowded Sept.1 meeting of the…

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Boca Raton: New logo adopted to tell airport’s story

Posted on September 2, 2015 at 2:40pm 0 Comments

By Rich Pollack



    During meetings with residents concerned that a new U.S. Customs Station at the Boca Raton Airport would generate more noise, airport leaders realized they could be doing a better job of telling the airport’s story.

    “That was the catalyst that made us…

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